FS Audit Senior – London – Top 10 Firm

Location: London

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Numero Recruitment are currently working with a Top 10 International firm of accountants in London that would like to recruit Audit seniors into their Financial services audit division. ideally all applicants will have previous FS experience but they are also open to people who wish to move into this specialism.

The firm have recently won some new large FS clients and as a result have opportunities at Audit Senior and Assistant Manager level.

The Role:

  • As an Audit Senior you will work as part of a team and take responsibility for running the audit, working directly with the client under Manager supervision to ensure our audits are of high quality. Responsibilities
  • Assist within the wider team by obtaining audit evidence necessary to support opinions given
  • Ensure audit files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section; check appropriate and sufficient documentation obtained to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions
  • Active adherence to budget and timetable, bringing matters to the attention of the senior or manager, particularly when actual time is in excess of budget
  • Review regulatory capital and CASS reporting and review the FCA Handbook and client permissions
  • Identify and understand client needs, including sometimes providing initial solutions to client challenges, then communicating these needs and solutions to the Executive or Manager
  • Build strong relationships with new and established clients
  • Coaching and assisting more junior trainees on the team, both at client premises and in the office
  • Identify risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters
  • Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers
  • Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit
  • Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager
  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements Requirements


  • Professional qualification ACA/ICAS or equivalent
  • Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site
  • Working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends
  • Prior experience in Audit, Financial Services or a genuine interest to work within Financial Services 

Numero Recruitment work with practice Accountancy firms across the UK and overseas in places such as Australia, the Caribbean and the Channel Islands. Whilst we do our best to advertise all current opportunities, we would encourage all Accountancy professionals to contact us if you are considering new career opportunities or searching for career advice. We will provide professional advice and if you wish to speak with potential new employers, we are confident we will be able to make suitable introductions and assist you in securing the right opportunity for your career.

We also offer an excellent referral reward scheme if you can introduce us to other professionals that we successfully place into a new position.



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